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by Helen Walasek (edited by) on 09 December 2010
If one wants to take the temperature of wartime Britain – particularly life on the Home Front – there are few better ways than through the pages of Punch.
In Punch Goes to War 1939-1945, the gamut of wartime attitudes, scorn at the fumbling bureaucracy of government (particularly the...
by Jean Baggott on 18 August 2010
Jean Baggott is 'the girl on the wall' - a 1948 photograph taken of her when she was eleven.
Each chapter of "The Girl on the Wall" features a circle from the tapestry and Jean's accompanying narrative, exploring the circle and the memories it evokes. It reveals an ordinary life in...